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Could Cody Franson make the Buffalo Sabres a playoff team?

Could Cody Franson make the Buffalo Sabres a playoff team?

thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Updated 16 hours ago
Cody Franson sure seemed destined to cash in a-la Scrooge McDuck this summer, diving into a pit of money. With each passing day, his situation increasingly resembles that of the exact opposite: a down-on-his-luck beggar. OK, so that’s an exaggeration. F…
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  • Jack Eichel preparing for ride to begin with Sabres

    Jack Eichel preparing for ride to begin with Sabres

    ESPN.com Aug 18
    Jack Eichel preparing for ride to begin with Sabres
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  • Flyers to honor Briere in pre-game ceremony Oct. 27

    Flyers to honor Briere in pre-game ceremony Oct. 27

    NHL.com Aug 18
    The Philadelphia Flyers will honor the recently-announced retirement of former Flyers center Danny Briere in a pre-game ceremony before the Flyers vs. Buffalo Sabres game on October 27 at the Wells Fargo Center. Briere's 17-year professional ca...
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  • Briere announces retirement after 17 seasons

    Briere announces retirement after 17 seasons

    NHL.com Aug 17
    Center Daniel Briere announced his retirement from the NHL on Monday after 17 seasons with five teams. Briere, 37, played for the Phoenix Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche. He scored 307 go...
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  • Get your first look at Jack Eichel in full Sabres gear as rooki…

    Get your first look at Jack Eichel in full Sabres gear as rookie signs with Bauer

    Thanks to additions such as Evander Kane, Ryan O’Reilly and coach Dan Bylsma, the anticipation for the new-look Buffalo Sabres is high. But it’s the excitement around potential star Jack Eichel that really has Sabres fans anxiously awaiting puck drop. E…
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  • Buffalo Sabres top prospect Jack Eichel signs sponsorship deal …

    Buffalo Sabres top prospect Jack Eichel signs sponsorship deal with Bauer Hockey

    NHL.com Aug 13
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres top prospect Jack Eichel has signed a sponsorship deal with Bauer Hockey. In a release issued Thursday, the company announced the player drafted second overall in June will exclusively wear its equipment. Bauer ...
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Buffalo Sabres from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Buffalo Sabres from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • People familiar with decision tell AP: Battista stepping down a…

    People familiar with decision tell AP: Battista stepping down as Sabres VP of hockey business

    NHL.com Aug 3
    Two people familiar with the decision say Buffalo Sabres vice-president of hockey-related business Joe Battista is leaving the team. They tell The Associated Press he wants to spend more time with his family in Pennsylvania. They spoke on con...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is the time right to trade Shea Weber?

    Rumor Roundup: Is the time right to trade Shea Weber?

    While the Nashville Predators matched a 14-year, $110-million offer sheet for captain Shea Weber from the Philadelphia Flyers in July 2012, he’s remained the subject of annual off-season trade speculation. Weber’s value to the Predators and the expense …
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  • Getting To Know: Ed Hospodar 

    Getting To Know: Ed Hospodar 

    Status: Former NHL defenseman for New York Rangers, Hartford, Philadelphia, Minnesota, Buffalo from 1979-1988. Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 210 pounds DOB: Feb. 9, 1959 In: Bowling Green, Ohio Early Hockey Memory: “Waking up in the morning and going with my brother…
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  • Sabres owner Terry Pegula says 2 losing seasons were successful…

    Sabres owner Terry Pegula says 2 losing seasons were successful for rebuilding process

    NHL.com Jul 30
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula says the last two losing seasons were big successes for the team. Pegula said Thursday that the success didn't show up in wins and losses but will show up in the future. Pegula made the com...
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  • Buffalo Sabres sign prospect defenceman Brendan Guhle to 3-year…

    Buffalo Sabres sign prospect defenceman Brendan Guhle to 3-year, entry-level contract

    NHL.com Jul 27
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have signed newly drafted defenceman Brendan Guhle to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal was announced Monday, a little over a month after Buffalo drafted Guhle with the 51st pick. Guhle turns 18 o...
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  • Ted Black out, Russ Brandon in as Buffalo Sabres team president

    Ted Black out, Russ Brandon in as Buffalo Sabres team president

    The Buffalo Sabres shook up their executive offices a bit on Monday with the news that they would be replacing Ted Black as President and alternate governor with Russ Brandon, who is currently the Managing Partner and President of the Buffalo Bills, a f…
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  • Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Jerry D'Amigo to 1-year, 2-way c…

    Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Jerry D'Amigo to 1-year, 2-way contract

    NHL.com Jul 23
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Jerry D'Amigo to a one-year contract. The deal is structured so that D'Amigo can play at either the NHL or minor-league level, the Sabres announced Thursday. The team had retained the ...
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  • Avalanche's Grigorenko eager to play for Roy: report

    Avalanche's Grigorenko eager to play for Roy: report

    NHL.com Jul 22
    Mikhail Grigorenko, who was traded to the Colorado Avalanche by the Buffalo Sabres at the 2015 NHL Draft, is hoping a reunion with Patrick Roy can spark his game. Roy coached Grigorenko for two seasons with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Maj...
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  • Getting To Know: Randy Burridge

    Getting To Know: Randy Burridge

    Status: NHL left winger from 1985-1999 for Boston, Buffalo, Washington, Los Angeles. HT: 5-9 WT: 185 pounds DOB: Jan. 7, 1966 In: Fort Erie, Ontario First Hockey Memory: “I started in a house league, I started skating when I was eleven. Me and my brothe…
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  • Dale Hawerchuk made it look easy, but hard work earned him the …

    Dale Hawerchuk made it look easy, but hard work earned him the first big UFA contract

    Twenty years ago this summer, the first crop of elite-level Group III unrestricted free agents went on the open market. The NHL was coming off its first protracted work stoppage, and the 1994-95 season was reduced to 48 games for each of the league’s 26…
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  • Grigorenko’s one-year deal with Avalanche could be his last cha…

    Grigorenko’s one-year deal with Avalanche could be his last chance

    In 2012, any trade between the Buffalo Sabres and Colorado Avalanche that involved Ryan O’Reilly could have centered on Mikahil Grigorenko. In 2015, the 21-year-old Russian winger was more of a throw in. Nearly three weeks following the completion of a …
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  • Sabres' Eichel will not attend U.S. junior camp

    Sabres' Eichel will not attend U.S. junior camp

    NHL.com Jul 15
    Jack Eichel, who was selected No. 2 in the 2015 NHL Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, will not be attending the United States national junior evaluation camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., from Aug. 1-8. Eichel was one of 11 players invited to camp who repre...
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  • Stars, Sabres, Blue Jackets pursuing Oduya: report

    Stars, Sabres, Blue Jackets pursuing Oduya: report

    NHL.com Jul 13
    The Dallas Stars, Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets are among the teams attempting to sign unrestricted free agent defenseman Johnny Oduya, the Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday. Oduya, 33, played the past three-plus seasons with the ...
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  • Ryan O’Reilly charged after truck crashes into a Tim Horton’s

    Ryan O’Reilly charged after truck crashes into a Tim Horton’s

    Ryan O’Reilly’s summer has taken a dramatically different turn, as the two-way center has been charged with impaired driving and leaving the scene in Lucan, Ont., near London. The recent addition to the Buffalo Sabres just signed a mega-deal extension w…
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout

    Mar 16
    Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger 00:44

    Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger

    Mar 14
    Keith Yandle scored his first goal since being traded to New York, while Mackenzie Skapski had 20 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 win over the Sabres.

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